Olive You

November marks the olive harvest in Sicily, and the 38th annual Sagra dell’Ulivo (Olive Festival) in Pollina is currently underway. This weekend in the town that is not far from Cefalù on the edge of the Madonie Mountains, they are presenting cultural events including folk music, art exhibitions, and of course, olive- and olive-oil inspired…

Caciocavallo Cheese

Many Sicilian recipes call for Caciocavallo cheese. Caciocavallo is a Southern Italian cow’s milk cheese that could be compared to Provolone (a similar, Northern Italian cheese), but depending on how long it has aged and the types of grass the cows ate before being milked, it could have a spicier and saltier flavor. It’s named…

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